Letters

Letters: Why Hugh Dowding deserves a statue

11 July 2020 9:00 am

Police relations Sir: As a former Met Police officer, with a similar background to Kevin Hurley, I was surprised how…

Letters: Police must focus on deterring crime, not responding to it

4 July 2020 9:00 am

Deterring crime Sir: Rod Liddle is right to highlight the politicisation of the police as a source of their inadequacies,…

Letters: Churches have risen to the challenge of lockdown

27 June 2020 9:00 am

Back to schools Sir: I share Lucy Kellaway’s enthusiasm for seeing school-life return and inequality gaps closed (‘A class apart’,…

Letters: Did Bristol really want to see Colston fall?

20 June 2020 9:00 am

Hong Kong’s success Sir: Carl Heneghan and Tom Jefferson are right to compare the UK’s Covid-19 response with Hong Kong’s…

Letters: What Hong Kong really needs from Britain

13 June 2020 9:00 am

Hong Kong’s future Sir: So we have a moral duty to protect the people of Hong Kong and guide them…

Letters: the NHS shutdown is hurting patients and costing lives

6 June 2020 9:00 am

Poor treatment Sir: My recent experience supports Dr Max Pemberton’s view that the NHS is letting down thousands of patients…

Letters: Why we need music festivals

30 May 2020 9:00 am

Disastrous decisions Sir: One cannot but agree wholeheartedly with Lionel Shriver (‘This is not a natural disaster’, 16 May). Given…

Letters: When is a sport not a sport?

23 May 2020 9:00 am

Save the children Sir: Your leading article is correct that the government should have evaluated the detriment caused by shutting…

Letters: It’s not so easy to boycott Chinese goods

16 May 2020 9:00 am

Jobs for all Sir: Charles Bazlington championed Universal Basic Income in last week’s magazine (Letters, 9 May). It is welcome…

Letters: The toilet paper stockpile that lasted 80 years

9 May 2020 9:00 am

The case for small homes Sir: Your editorial rightly highlights what must be one of the government’s priorities once the…

Letters: Country and town are in this together

2 May 2020 9:00 am

End-of-life plans Sir: Charles Moore writes about his neighbour with poor lung function being telephoned about a ‘Do Not Resuscitate’…

Letters: The joy of balconies

25 April 2020 9:00 am

The closing of churches Sir: Stephen Hazell-Smith is quite right in writing that churches should re-open (Letters, 18 April), however…

Letters: The ban on public worship has enabled more of us to experience spiritual riches

18 April 2020 9:00 am

Divine works Sir: Luke Coppen writes that livestreamed services ‘lack the vital communal dimension of worship’ and ‘are, at times,…

Letters: Our churches bring comfort – they must reopen

11 April 2020 9:00 am

Is ‘the Science’ scientific? Sir: I hope that those in the highest places will have read and will act upon…

Letters: Why coronavirus is so hard to investigate

4 April 2020 9:00 am

Corona mysteries Sir: John Lee highlights the issue of dying of seasonal flu vs dying of coronavirus when assessing attributable…

Letters: Civilisation will survive coronavirus

28 March 2020 9:00 am

Covid questions Sir: I worry that Matt Ridley and others are trying to frighten us about Covid-19 (‘Like nothing we’ve…

Letters | 21 March 2020

21 March 2020 9:00 am

British science Sir: Dr Fink is right that the UK bats well above its weight through curiosity-driven research (‘Back to…

Letters: The BBC licence fee is an anachronism

14 March 2020 9:00 am

Musical inspiration Sir: The interview with Antonio Pappano was splendid  for those of us who admire him in Australia but…

Letters: We need career detectives, not fast-tracked officers

7 March 2020 9:00 am

We need career detectives Sir: Your lead article (Trial and error, 29 February) rightly condemns Tom Watson for pressurising police…

Letters: How to really revitalise the North

29 February 2020 9:00 am

Devolved or decentralised? Sir: Paul Collier (‘Northern lights’, 22 February) conflates what devolution has come to mean, in UK terms, with…

Letters: How to make a cup of tea

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

No defence Sir: Jon Stone (Letters, 15 February) recalls the horrors and miseries of being subjected to bombing from the…

Letters: Britain can be zero carbon – but only by becoming poorer

15 February 2020 9:00 am

A green and poor land? Sir: Your editorial (8 February) is a timely warning about what the government’s headlong drive…

Letters: Innovation has been stifled in Britain for too long

7 February 2020 10:00 pm

The chance to fail Sir: Matt Ridley’s article ‘Risky business’ (1 February) offers a variety of reasons why innovation has been…

Letters: Cats are clearly right-wing

1 February 2020 9:00 am

Enemies on the left Sir: James Forsyth’s article ‘Labour must change to win’ (25 January) describes how little appetite the…

Letters: Slimming down the monarchy will only hasten its decline

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Royal travails Sir: The travails of the royal family outlined by Penny Junor (‘In check’, 18 January) may be public…